It can be pricey to go out to eat every time you have a craving. What I love about my Instant Pot is that I can make anything my heart desires. When I am craving Chipotle, I make this Instant Pot Copy Cat Spicy Chipotle Chicken Pasta.
Ingredients for Instant Pot Chipolate Pasta
- 2 boneless skinless chicken breast cut into 1″ chunks
- 1 box of penne pasta 500g
- 2 tbsp.
- lemon juice 1/2 tsp.
- salt 1/4 tsp.
- black pepper 2 tbsp.
- butter 2 tbsp.
- olive oil 1/4 cup
- honey 3 tbsp.
- chipotle pepper sauce from canned adobo peppers
- 1 yellow bell pepper,
- diced 1 red bell pepper,
- 2 cups heavy cream
- diced 1/2 yellow onion,
- diced 1 tbs. minced garlic
- 1 cup frozen peas
- 1 pound fresh thin asparagus,
- chopped into 1/4’s 6 oz shredded parmesan cheese
How To MakeInstant Pot Copy Cat Spicy Chipotle Chicken Pasta
Press the saute button and then press the adjust button to set saute to “less”.
In a bowl add your chicken add the lemon juice, salt and pepper and let sit as you cook the rest of the dish.
Once it displays hot, add the butter and melt. Add the bell peppers and onions and cook until just translucent.
Add your garlic and toss to combine. Remove pepper mixture and set to the side. Now add your olive oil.
Add the chicken to the pan and brown the chicken on both sides. This should take around 2-3 minutes.
Add in the honey and stir, cooking an additional 5 seconds.
Remove the chicken mixture and set to the side. Add 1 1/2 cups of water to the Instant pot.
Now add 8 oz penne pasta, 2 tbsp. of adobo sauce, chopped asparagus . Do not stir especially if your Instant Pot model gives the BURN message.
Close the pot with its lid. Press the manual or pressure cook button and cook on high pressure for 5 minutes.
Quick release the pressure by manually moving (be careful) the pressure valve from sealing to venting position.
Open the pot, add the chicken mixture, and stir everything together.
Press the saute button. Add in the heavy cream, and parmesan cheese and stir. Top with cilantro .
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